Hospital clowns reduce stress among paediatric patients.
Hospital clowns are being used to bring smile on the face of paediatric patients. It reduces stress and tension from patients mind, suffering from serious ailments.
According to a study published in the European Journal of paediatrics, hospital clowns aim to reduce stress, fear, helplessness and sadness in hospitalised paediatric patients.
A serious illness should not deny any child his basic right to play. In the anxious moments, the use of medical clowns provide stimulus, that is very helpful in reducing stress among paediatric patients mind.
Paediatricians from the hospitals, where medical clowns are used are of the opinion, that small acts of comic relief change the environment from gloomy to lively.
More and more hospitals are adopting the use of medical clowns to bring a positive response on the health of paediatric patients.
Wishing all to be in a healthy state.